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Born at a barely viable 24 weeks, his life began as a battle for survival. His future is a test for how far neonatal medicine has come.
Hoo boy, that is one cheap GoPro.
Wii Bowling is the new Bingo, and these seniors aren't just playing around.
Today's planned SpaceX launch will be the company's 14th resupply mission to the ISS. Here's what you need to know before its afternoon liftoff.
A lot of data science goes into your Friday night dinner delivery.
This is the first visual refresh Reddit has made in over a decade. Here’s how their design team made it happen.
It takes hours of photo-capturing and digital manipulation to make these images—but the results are stunning.
The future of war is already here.
One study that found off-target effects for the Crispr gene editing technique has been retracted. But that's not the whole story.
YouTube and other tech giants often rely on Wikipedia to solve their misinformation problems, despite rarely investing in the future of the primarily volunteer, nonprofit-maintained...
Here's how to fold a paper airplane that flies back to you. Yes, you heard that right.
As AI's capabilities begin to rival or exceed our own, what we'll need is a "theory of consciousness that measures sentience," writes Jason Pontin in WIRED Ideas.
For privacy advocates, this investigation is a long time coming
Researchers can use imprinting to trick a flock of chicks into falling in love with robots.
Through an emerging technology called in vitro gametogenesis, even adults with no sperm or eggs could conceivably become biological parents.
Within the next year, we won't just have better VR headsets—we'll be better able to control them by using some of our most precise organs.
Getting older is inevitable, but yes there's an app for that.
At some point this week, the Chinese space station Tiangong-1 is going to crash down to Earth. We're not sure when or where the crash will happen, but physics can help us figure out...
The cannabis industry is having positive downstream effects on other crops—starting with coffee.
Up until now, astrophysicists have believed that galaxies require dark matter to hold them together. But the discovery of an unusual galaxy 65 million light years away could change...
Thanks to repeated lapses from not just Facebook but all corners of Silicon Valley, some sort of regulation seems not only plausible but imminent.
Being afraid of too much screen time, or what it does to kids, certainly isn't a new phenomenon.
"But superhero movies are typically reliable investments. The real test of Coogler’s ripple effect will be whether directors of color will be asked to helm Hollywood films outside...
As Earth's oceans undergo rapid transformation, scientists are relying on artificial intelligence to help them learn more about plankton, the tiny but essential marine organisms at...
The case that could decide the future of software just got more complicated.
Memes and the internet—they're made for each other. Here's the history you didn't know you needed to know.
Does this type of drug test unfairly target black hair?
As the saying goes, “The best gear is the gear that you’ll actually use.” Nowhere does this saying apply more than with your fitness tracker.
Burial and cremation are popular, but a new form of body disposal is on the rise: It’s called alkaline hydrolysis, and it melts your body into a sterile watery liquid that resembles...
Another week, another tale of tumult on the internet. Here's what happened while you were offline.
"This new generation of providers gives me hope that people struggling with addiction can receive care that recognizes their dignity."
"The conquest of space is worth the risk of life”—How the Apollo 1 tragedy propelled NASA to the Moon. (via Ars Technica)
In a workplace culture dominated by thirty-somethings, men are spending thousands of dollars to look like one.
Lots of people ride bikes to work, to school, or to the grocery store. But few rack up the kind of miles that Lael Wilcox does—20,000 miles a year, to be exact.
The NASA Parker Solar Probe will pass through the sun's hazy atmosphere at just 4 million miles above its surface—the closest a spacecraft has ever gotten to the fireball.
Chronologically, you may be one age, but bodily systems tend to age physiologically at different rates. This doctor wants to nail down once and for all how we get old—and how old...
Middle school relationships have remained unchanged for generations. But suddenly they—and the kids in them— are transforming, and it's hard to tell what lies ahead.
Predictably, the 'Roseanne' reboot is drowning in the anxieties of the Trump era—but it's not the only sitcom that's struggling with its attempts to be and become everything.
China's Megacities are the result of one of the biggest human migrations in history. These photos show their remarkable scale.